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Bullock, Brooks & Neeson Sign to Toon Projects

It’s a busy week for voice star announcements as a few studios have revealed key names for their upcoming projects. From Universal/Illumination comes the news that Sandra Bullock ... Continue Reading →
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Universal-Illumination to Reboot Seuss’s ‘Grinch’

Universal Studios and its Illumination Entertainment animation division are banking that Dr. Seuss fans have sufficiently recovered from the much-maligned Jim Carrey take on the green ... Continue Reading →
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Barta’s ‘Toys’ Leave the Attic, Plus More Toon DVDs!

There are some fresh faces and some ol’ familiars hitting the home ent. shelves this week. Topping our list is Czech director Jiri Barta’s eerie, intricate, visually sumptuous stop-motion ... Continue Reading →
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All the Pretty Digital Pictures

A passing glance at the list of the 10 features which made the vfx Oscar shortlist and will present 10-minute clips at the January 3 Bake-0ff is that many of them are returning champs. ... Continue Reading →
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Passion Signs ‘ParaNorman’s Sam Fell

Award-winning indie production house Passion Pictures has just signed animated feature film director Sam Fell for worldwide commercial representation. Fell has recently received both ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Ratchets Up Animation Feature Push

Warner Bros. Studios is making a big push to produce more animated features at the studio in order to compete with Disney, Sony, Fox and Universal. Deadline.com reports that the studio ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Brave’ Is No. 1 Animated Pic of 2012

Brave, Disney/Pixar’s charming tale of a bold Scottish princess, took the crown as the best-selling animated movie of 2012. Directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman, the movie ... Continue Reading →
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‘Angry Birds’ Movie Takes Producer Under Wing

The hottest mobile gaming (and now merchandising/licensing) sensation of late is on track to take movie theaters by storm with the Angry Birds flick set to take flight summer of 2016. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rise of the Guardians’ Makes $105.9 Mil. Worldwide

DreamWorks holiday feature Rise of the Guardians landed on the number-four spot at the U.S. box office this weekend, bringing in $13.5 million and bringing its two week-total to $48.9 ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Polis Leaves Wildbrain/DHX Media

Michael Polis has left his position as president of Wildbrain Entertainment, which is now owned by DHX Media, reports Kidscreen. Polis, who was also the exec VP of branded entertainment ... Continue Reading →